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Tennessee Holds Largest Ever Teacher Training on the Common Core State Standards

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education this morning launched the state’s largest ever teacher training focused on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in math and English.

More than 32,000 Tennessee teachers have signed up for this voluntary training held in 17 different locations over the course of six weeks. Math training will occur in June, and English language arts and literacy training will take place during three weeks in July. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Warrior Week Picnic at Heritage Park Saturday, June 22nd

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Warrior Week Picnic will be held Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 at Heritage Park. At the picnic there will be a Tobacco Stick Softball Game and the Car, Truck and Bike Show.

Families having fun at last year's Military Appreciation Day Picnic.

Families having fun at last year’s Military Appreciation Day Picnic.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Section of Yorktown Road Closed for Sewer Work

 

Wednesday-Thursday, June 19th-20th, 2013

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews have closed a section of Yorktown Road from East Bel Air Boulevard to Concord Drive until 4:00pm. this afternoon.  Crews are performing sewer service line work along Yorktown Road closing it to through traffic. Work will also take place on Thursday from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

Traffic will be detoured to East Bel Air Boulevard and Concord Drive.

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Budget Report – Part II, June 19th, 2013

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – This is a continuation of my June 9th, 2013 budget report. Here are some more of the main issues that were worked on.

Part-Time Employee Pay Raise – A council member amendment was made to raise part-time park employee salaries by 25-cents an hour. Some of these employees make minimum wage and it takes several years of city service to see any type of hourly increase. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Veterans May Be Issued Missing High School Diplomas

 

New law affects WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam War Veterans

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – The Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs, Many-Bears Grinder and the Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman will be presenting a high school diploma to Korean War Veteran, William Milton Duncan Wednesday, June 19th at 10:30am in the Senate Library in the State Capitol.

Mr. Duncan was drafted in 1951 and began serving in the United States Army during the Korean War. Due to his military service, Mr. Duncan left high school a few days before completing requirements for his diploma. «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available July 1st

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Applications for the 2013 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted July 1st-31st, online at www.lbl.org or by phone at 270.924.2065.

The application fee is $5.00 online, or $7.00 by phone. After applying, applicants can check back in late-August to see if they were drawn.

Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region and help maintain a healthy deer population. «Read the rest of this article»

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ShopSmart Reviews Discount Financial Services

 

Out-of-the-ordinary offerings from BJ’s, Costco and Walmart to buy, consider, or skip

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – These days, shoppers can find more than big bags of Doritos and giant jars of peanut butter, at discount retailers such as BJ’s, Costco, and Walmart.

The July 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, features an up-close look at seven financial services including credit cards and mortgages offered by these discount giants and reveals if they are worth the expense. «Read the rest of this article»

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NASA reports International Space Station Flame Experiment produces strange results

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Fire, it is often said, is mankind’s oldest chemistry experiment.

For thousands of years, people have been mixing the oxygen-rich air of Earth with an almost endless variety of fuels to produce hot luminous flame.

There’s an arc of learning about combustion that stretches from the earliest campfires of primitive humans to the most advanced automobiles racing down the superhighways of the 21st century.

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Nashville Sounds get blanked by Iowa Cubs 7-0

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, Iowa  – Three Iowa Cubs hurlers combined on a four-hit, 7-0 shutout of the Nashville Sounds on Tuesday evening at Principal Park in the opener of a six-game series.

The shutout was the fifth suffered this season by the Sounds (24-46), who left eight runners on base in the contest. Iowa has won nine of its last 12 contests, while Nashville has dropped four of its last five.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger - Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger – Nashville Sounds)

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Sanderson Pipe to hold Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program invites you to join us as we celebrate the latest industry to become Green Certified, Sanderson Pipe. «Read the rest of this article»

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